Pfizer to Acquire Array Biopharma at $48 a Share

Pfizer to Acquire Array

Pfizer (PFE) announced that it has agreed to acquire Array Biopharma (ARRY) in a deal valued at $11.4 billion

The Terms of the Agreement

Under the terms of the agreement, Pfizer will pay $48 in cash for each Array share. That is around 62% above the $29.59 stock price as it closed on Friday. The price paid represents around $10.64 billion market capitalization for Array

This is great news for those Prohost subscribers who believed in the great value of Array’s library of: its targeted molecules, its pipeline, its solid science and its great scientists. The acquisition is expected to improve Pfizer’s cancer franchise with Array’s colorectal franchise, and other products; in addition to the firm’s expertise in other cancers, including breast and prostate cancers.

Prohost added Array to its selected portfolio on March 11, 2011 at $3, never selling it but putting a 2019 target for it at $35.

Congratulations to those who did not abandon the Array ship during the times when the stock used to rally. They knew ARRY’s rallying had never been a part of the market’s games but; however, instead based on great news about the firm’s products’ approvals or their advancement in clinical trials based on good results.

This is, indeed, big news for Array’s shareholders!  


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